#University Of Georgia

New Poll Provides Insight to Contentious Georgia Political Races

A new poll conducted by Quinnipiac University demonstrates close competitions in both the Georgia gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. Based on the poll, the GOP primary frontrunners have a slim lead over Democrats in multiple hypothetical matchups ahead of the November 2022 midterms. In the race for governor, Governor Brian...
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Three UGA faculty elected as AAAS Fellows

They were honored for their superb scholarship, scientific achievements. Three University of Georgia faculty have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In a tradition stretching back to 1874, these individuals are elected annually by the AAAS Council for their extraordinary achievements leading to the...
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Albany Herald

Warnock continues to lead Walker in battle for bucks

ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., raised more than $9.8 million toward his re-election bid during the fourth quarter of last year, slightly exceeding his third-quarter total and significantly outdistancing Republican rival Herschel Walker. Warnock’s fourth-quarter fundraising results raised his total campaign war chest to $23 million.

Kirby Smart visits Middle Georgia for recruitment

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Jan. 14 marked the official day football college coaches could begin in-person recruiting. UGA head coach Kirby Smart wasted no time making his way to Middle Georgia on Tuesday. Coach Smart visited Warner Robins High School, Peach County High School, Northside High School, Jones County...

Johnson, Graham receive 2022 President’s Medal

Loch Johnson and the late Richard Graham recognized in awards ceremony. The University of Georgia bestowed one of its highest honors on Loch K. Johnson, Regents’ Professor Emeritus, and the late Richard M. Graham, former director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the first full-time African American faculty member at UGA, in an award ceremony earlier today.

Biden's approval rating plunges in key swing state

Support for President Biden has crumbled in Georgia, a state that could wrest control of the Senate from Democrats in this year's elections. A new poll out of Georgia shows troubling signs for Democrats heading into this year's midterm elections, as voters have soured on President Joe Biden and see America heading in the wrong direction under his party's leadership.
Griffin Daily News

Travon Walker Day: Parade, celebration held to welcome Walker home

THOMASTON — Thomaston native and University of Georgia Bulldog football player Travon Walker, who recently declared for the NFL draft, was welcomed home recently with a parade downtown and a celebration at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center. The streets of downtown Thomaston were lined with UGA fans and community...
Brunswick News

LORAN SMITH: Reflecting on the first

This past weekend, I returned to Charlotte — with the most uplifting of memories. When I drove past the Bank of America Stadium, suddenly there was a flashback to the Georgia-Clemson game on Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2021. I recalled how evenly matched the two teams seemed to be,...